Distractions Quotes

Stephanie Perkins

Phones are distracting. The internet is distracting.The way he looked at you? He wasn't distracted. He was consumed.

Francesca Lia Block

War is being reminded that you are completely at the mercy of death at every moment, without the illusion that you are not. Without the distractions that make life worth living.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Never pay attention to the distractions in life. Focus on possibilities.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Fight for what you want. Never allow anything to distract you.

Tracy Chevalier

I find that when I come out of the library I’m in what I call the library bliss of being totally taken away from the distractions of life.”

[Woman's Day magazine, March 12, 2002]

Ray Simpson

Frequently we do not leave the past behind. We clasp on to it. We dissect it, and let fears for the future, tempered by the past, unconsciously prevent us from taking up the task eternal.

Alcurtis Turner

Don't let people get the best of you they can say what they want but don't let that distract you from achieving your goals.

Christine Caine

We also need to be willing to make room in our lives for the impending birth of our dreams. This might mean emptying our life of clutter such as wasted time, energy, resources, or draining relationships. These things can jeopardize our dreams by distracting us at a time when we should be more focused than ever.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The difficulties of life should not distract you from the pursuit of your goals. Graciously pursue your goals.

Aleksandar Hemon

And the world around me was nothing if not an infinity of distractions: cute girls, novels and comic books, my budding record collection, neighborhood boys whistling from the playground under my window, beckoning me to a soccer game.

Jonathan Franzen

The problem with making a virtual world of oneself is akin to the problem with projecting ourselves onto a cyberworld: there’s no end of virtual spaces in which to seek stimulation, but their very endlessness, the perpetual stimulation without satisfaction, becomes imprisoning.

Peter Rogers

Ambient sounds, especially with words, occupy about 5-10% of your intellectual bandwidth.

By wearing ear protectors, you acoustically isolate yourself. This freed up bandwidth can now be focused on the desired task.

It's a great deal. Just put on some earmuffs and you become 5-10% smarter.

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